Yoh-gee’s premium yogurt and his experimental yogurt with bagoong…
Who can forget Miss OC Kitchen’s Plants vs. Zombies and Angry Birds cupcakes?!
Chef Buddy Trinidad’s finest desserts @ Park Avenue!
Food that we miss @ Mercato Centrale:
Battle of the Best Burger: Beurre’s Gourmet Burgers vs. Jhonny’s Steamed Yankee Burger.
I miss Chefs on Sundays’ Lamb Ribs and Margie’s Paella.
Of course, there’s also the awesome array of pork offerings…
1. Cebu’s Balamban Lechon
2. Bale Dutung’s Pan de Bagnet
3. Cebu Lechon
Who do you think will win the battle of the best pork dish? 🙂
The Artists of Mercato Centrale!
Mia Casal and Inday’s Plates, Painting & Dolls.
Acoustic and Harp performances @ Mercato Centrale.
The girls behind the great start-up of Mercato Centrale: Jhoey, Janice, Vanessa and Rache.
Aidan, Joshua, Raphael and cousin Carlos playing in Mercato Centrale.
Budding Food Entreps from Liquer Bonbons, The Enterprising Pangasenenses and GCIC College.
The Next Generation of Ha Yuan and Bale Dutung.
Joseph Hizon’s Chefs on Sundays, serving the perfect steak and lamb ribs.
Dessert Comes First and Our Awesome Planet @ Mercato Centrale.
World Pyro Olympics and Ritual’s power couple — Rob and Bea!
Tea Master Renee Sebastian of da.u.de.
The Margaux Salcedo and RJ Ledesma @ Mercato Centrale.
Ultimate Taste Test Winners!
Dulcelin Gourmet and Aunt May’s.
Pam’s Risa chocolates.
The best tapa in Manila by JAM Foods.
Midnight Mercato (Call for Founding Partners!)
Join us as we launch Midnight Mercato in January 2011, every Friday and Saturday night, 11pm-3am. We are looking for founding partners who will provide simple but good late night chow for the BGC community. If interested, please email Rache at [email protected]
Mercato Centrale Private Events (Reserve Now!)
Mercato Centrale is now open for private functions like birthday parties, small intimate weddings, or holiday parties. Please email Janice at[email protected].
Dog Shows @ Mercato Centrale
We are also launching a series of dog shows @ Mercato Centrale. Please contact RJ at [email protected] if you want to host your event @ Mercato Centrale.
Thank you for all the support for the awesome launch of Mercato Centrale!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Mercato Centrale Family!
Mercato Centrale is a family partnership among Our Awesome Planet (Anton & Rache Diaz), Mommy Mundo (Janice & Gary Villanueva) and RJ & Vanessa Ledesma.
Mercato Centrale is closed on December 25, 26 and January 1, 2. Market resumes on January 8, Saturday. It operates every Saturday and Sunday thereafter from 6am to 2pm.
Anton worked for the biggest multinational company in the Philippines
for 12+ years, straight out of college, before finally quitting his day job to become a full-time Online Media Entrepreneur.
OurAwesomePlanet.com, which he started in 2005, is the number #1
food and travel media in the Philippines which aims to promote the “Food and Travel Secrets in the Philippines” and to
inspire Filipinos that living in the Philippines is truly awesome!
Anton Diaz received the first Tourism Star Award for media by
the Department of Tourism for his valuable contribution in promoting
Philippine cuisine and destinations through his blog Our Awesome
Planet thereby encouraging tourists to visit and taste the best in what the Philippines has to offer.
Our Awesome Planet is recognized as one of the Top 50 Travel Blogs in
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